ASIA - PACIFIC: Important reports from ESCAP - economic and development focus - gender intersectionalities - challenges in finding gender disaggregated text and data.
The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) is the regional development arm of the United Nations for the Asia-Pacific region. With a membership of 62 Governments, 58 of which are in the region, and a geographical scope that stretches from Turkey in the west to the Pacific island nation of Kiribati in the east, and from the Russian Federation in the north to New Zealand in the south, ESCAP is the most comprehensive of the United Nations five regional commissions. It is also the largest United Nations body serving the Asia-Pacific region
FILLING GAPS IN THE HUMAN DEVELOPMENT INDEX:
FINDINGS FOR ASIA & THE PACIFIC
Direct Link to ESCAP 2009 Document:
ECONOMIC & SOCIAL SURVEY OF ASIA & THE PACIFIC 2009
Addressing Triple Threats to Development
Direct Link to ESCAP Report:
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